Italian born, raised in East Africa, Spain , and Italy .
Attended the Rome Institute of Art in the mid sixties, specializing
in posters and lettering.
Was instrumental in the creation of Rome's first collaborative 'Underground' newspaper "Madria" in 1968.
Related: Ancient History - Amauta Shilon Studio
Living in the U.S. since 1970. Naturalized citizen since 1991.
Lived and worked in New York City first in the advertising field, as an Art Director, then in the textile industry as textile artist.
Moved to San Francisco in 1976, and by 1978 was involved with the newly formed First Annual Haight~Ashbury Streetfair and
many Haight Street merchants, designing many logos, lettering awnings and windows.
Proficient artist working in many mediums, including watercolours, acrylics, papermache', collage, clay, & much more.
Started working with computers in the early '90s, adding to the variety of tools used in the production and reproduction of my art.
Went online with my website in 1996.
Presently freelancing with various San Francisco agencies doing computer
imaging and graphics, layout and production work
(See Resume...), and other illustration and animation art.
As my alternate ego "Jobo"
the clown I have performed with Bethuzala and Mookie ... putting on shows
for kids birthday parties.
Our act consisted of skits, musical sing-alongs, magic acts and balloon animals...
SSI & PADI Certified Scubadiver since 1997, love to travel (See Trekking in Nepal).
Happily, devotedly and
gratefully married to
my significant other since
1980 and wife since 1993.
Proud father of two
Vanessa and Maga.
Grandpa and nonno